Best Media Lists: Our Recommendations for Families

Need some fresh ideas for your next family movie night? In the market for apps and games that will entertain your kids and teach them a thing or two? Looking for a book to engage your reluctant reader? Our editors have hand-picked lists of their favorite titles in every category of media we cover -- movies, TV, books, music, websites, apps, and games (including learning ratings) -- to give you the information you need to make the best choices for your family. All of our picks are entertaining and rated to help you decide whether they're age-appropriate for your kids.
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These top picks can quell conflict and build teamwork.
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These online resources keep kids of all ages healthy and informed.
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Surefire selections for kids and tweens.
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Poignant coming-of-age stories, tough subjects, and smart, fresh romances.
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Must-see movie night picks packed with great messages and role models.
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Discover a range of cultures, perspectives, families, and more.
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Great educational apps for tots worth the price.
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Kids can explore a variety of people and perspectives.
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Help your kids understand racial bias and the demand for change.
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These picks celebrate African American people and culture.
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Prepare for big laughs with these mature but funny picks.
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Discover the next viral hit on one of these sites.
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Enjoying shows together connects you to your kids.
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Encourage social responsibility in kids.
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Get involved in issues that affect communities around the world.
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Online resources for tough assignments.
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The perfect picks for your next family movie night.
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Page-to-screen adaptations that make the grade.
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Can kids learn and have fun at the same time? You bet!
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Kids will look up to these plucky female protagonists.